An award of $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program will create a regional hub for research-driven commercialization and leverage the national network of I-Corps Nodes.
When Leslie Valiant delivered his 2011 Turing lecture, “it was one of the most scientifically inspiring speeches I have seen,” says Chen Ding, computer science professor and co-organizer of the 29th International Workshop on Languages and Compilers of Parallel Computing.
Cardiac surgeons at Strong Memorial Hospital recently performed the team’s 200th heart transplant surgery, providing a 48-year-old father a second chance on life. This milestone was 15 years in the making, as the team performed its first transplant Feb. 7, 2001.
Nineteenth-century explorer and scientist Alexander von Humboldt created the modern idea of nature, says author Andrea Wulf, who’ll be speaking on October 4, as part of the Humanities Center Lecture Series.
In 1967, the Monkees outsold the Beatles and the Rolling Stones combined, and remain the only band with four No. 1 albums in a 12-month period. “Their music stands up,” says John Covach, director of the University’s Institute for Popular Music.
University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program opens its 27th season with Mark Medoff’s Obie Award-winning drama.
What began literally as a walk in the park has turned into a national tour of seven National Park Service sites plus other outdoor venues across the county, to honor the centennial year of the national parks.
Workers put the final touches on the engraved wall that will mark the new Science and Engineering Quadrangle. The quad was designed to complement the new Wegmans Hall, and provide more functional public space around the Goergen, Hylan, and Hutchison Halls, and the Computer Studies Building. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
Student foodie Rebecca Block ’18 presents a guide to eating well — and on the cheap — in Rochester this fall. The paninis and cider flights at Muller’s Cider House (above) are a favorite, along with new College Town eateries and well-remembered classics like Nick Tahou’s and Jay’s Diner.
Two National Science Foundation grants expand the reach of programs that engage underrepresented minority, low-income, and first-generation students in science and engineering.
The student leaders talk about the major issues on campus, their hobbies and pet peeves, and their goals for the coming year and life after Rochester.
University of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank helps NPR listeners answer: If there are points in space with only three atoms per cubic meter, what fills in the rest? / All Things Considered
The annual event where many participants wear high heels and fun shoes during a one-mile walk around Ontario Beach Park benefits the Willow Domestic Violence Center. The “Walk A Mile in My Shoes” event coincides with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.